Last week was a joyous week here at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center, with the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Christophe Pierre speaking to a group of about 90 … Continued


Papal Nuncio is coming!!  The Papal nuncio is Pope Francis’ representative in the United States. Archbishop Christophe Pierre that was appointed the to the United States on April 2016, after serving as nuncio to Mexico from 2007-2016. He previously held … Continued


Thank you, Lord, for the gift of cooler weather!! Here in Houston it is the first cool day of the fall. My northern friends would laugh at the sweaters and boots we wear in 60* high temperatures here in Houston. … Continued

Come sit awhile.

This Tuesday morning’s gospel really struck me. Mary and Martha. I am a Martha for sure, but I work hard at Mary time each day. The beautiful words of Luke in chapter 10, “Martha welcomed him. She had a sister … Continued

Cloistered in Kentucky

I am away in Kentucky at Saint Joseph’s Monastery studying St. Paul of the Cross and the Passionist’s spirituality with the board of directors from HNPRC. One of the board members, John Sequeira made a comment about Good Friday in … Continued